Posted on 02/15/2019 at 11:18 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Alright, Valentine’s Day is over, and we can turn our attention away from love and romance and to something decidedly...

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Posted on 11/13/2018 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Joanna Penn is back from another writing conference and full of reflections to share with you. She distilled them into...

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Posted on 11/10/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Stuart Bache went on Joanna Penn’s podcast recently to do what was essentially Cover Design 201. Bache worked as a...

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Posted on 11/04/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In a perfect world, you’d have the funds to hire a professional designer to create the cover of your book....

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Posted on 11/03/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Camille Mofidi, the European manager for Kobo Writing Life, is back on Joanna Penn’s blog with tips for those who...

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Posted on 11/02/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Dave Chesson, the Kindlepreneur, has an anatomy lesson for authors. Fortunately for the squeamish, it doesn’t involve blood vessels and...

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Posted on 10/15/2018 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bec Evans wants writers to reclaim the adjective “prolific.” No more associating high-volume output with low-quality, she says — being...

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Posted on 09/24/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The podcast world is starting to feel like the ebook world — so many options for consumers, so little time....

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Posted on 09/21/2018 at 03:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Joanna Penn went on The Secret Library Podcast recently to discuss nonfiction writing from the heart. In addition to talking...

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Posted on 09/16/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Tim Grahl’s latest book, Running Down a Dream, offers guidance to those struggling with the creative process. Grahl shared...

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